• Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire
Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

The death toll rose Friday to 30, but dozens more remain missing and authorities say they expect to find more remains in the charred remains of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , which was home to around 600 people in a working-class enclave of west London's super-wealthy Kensington district.

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  • Updates from the June 11th Tony Awards
Updates from the June 11th Tony Awards

The House of Cards star was joined for the opening by US talk show presenter Stephen Colbert and 2008 Tony's host Whoopi Goldberg, who also joked about her sexuality as she stepped out of a closet to make her big entrance. Rebecca Taichman accepts the award for best direction of a play for " Indecent " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on S...

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  • London inferno toll now 30, set to rise even further
London inferno toll now 30, set to rise even further

Protesters calling for action Friday over the fire at London's Grenfell Tower stormed Kensington and Chelsea town hall, the center of local government in the area. "You have to be prepared to receive people's emotions, and not be so frightened about people". Police expect the number of dead to increase, but have not put a figure on it.

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  • Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims
Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Protesters have stormed Kensington Town Hall in west London during a rally to demand "justice" for the victims of Wednesday's Grenfell Tower Fire . The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower a year ago, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warn...

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  • Yanez will not return to work for St. Anthony police
Yanez will not return to work for St. Anthony police

Valerie Castile abruptly left the courtroom after the verdict was read, as cursing and sobbing from spectators could be heard. At least 13 officers were present in the small courtroom. Reynolds issued a statement Friday, saying Castile was pulled over because he had "a wide nose", like a robbery suspect who was being sought. “I dont doubt th...

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  • Rihanna Is Back With A Brand New Single
Rihanna Is Back With A Brand New Single

United States record producer DJ Khaled wears a floral bomber jacket and shows off his dance moves, and his baby son Asahd also makes an appearance in the video. Unsurprisingly, the video starts with Khaled and his son and muse, as he shouts: "Another one!" Tiller and Khaled pop up to enjoy the balmy evening, too.

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  • London police launch criminal investigation over fatal apartment blaze
London police launch criminal investigation over fatal apartment blaze

Queen Elizabeth II , the opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Khan have all met the block's former residents during their visits. The focus of criticism is on the cladding fitted to external walls of the 1974 tower as part of a £8.7 million ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) refit completed past year.

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  • Trump to Cuba: Return woman convicted in trooper's murder
Trump to Cuba: Return woman convicted in trooper's murder

The CNN correspondent outlined how the President went after "the Castro government time and again - accusing the government in Havana of...rounding up innocent people, putting them behind bars purely for political reasons". Before the president spoke, a number of Republican leaders spoke about the change and what they want for the future of ...

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  • Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'
Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'

The film All Eyez on Me has already earned $3.1 million at the box office after its Thursday night premiere, though 50 Cent and Jada Pinkett Smith are two outspoken critics of the film. She is a musician too, and I was an engineer before I was even a music artist, so I'm all about tones and we have a similar tone. "Afterwards we spoke bec...

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  • UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief
UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

They have previously blocked same-sex marriage being legalised in Northern Ireland . "It's going to be hard, there's no doubt about that, but perhaps an opportunity to consult more widely with the other parties on how best we can achieve it", he said at a conference in Poland, the Financial Times reported.

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  • Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Law enforcement officials continue piecing together the final nomadic months of the shooter whose anger toward Trump apparently erupted in a rage of gunfire that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., and four others wounded at the Alexandria, Virginia, field where the team was holding practice.

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  • Mo Brook's name found on hit list of Congressional baseball shooter
Mo Brook's name found on hit list of Congressional baseball shooter

All three are members of the House Freedom Caucus. CBN News has confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation recovered a "hit list" with several names of Republican congressmen on the body of 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , the Alexandria shooter.

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  • Democrats victorious in charity contest
Democrats victorious in charity contest

Scalise , 51, suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Some Republican lawmakers pointed to the president's own rhetoric. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ago.

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  • Penn State fraternity brothers return to court today
Penn State fraternity brothers return to court today

Timothy Piazza died in Februrary after a hazing ritual at the Beta Theta Pi house. Earlier this month, Penn State announced proposals for new safety reforms, including: University staff members monitoring social events; the university taking control of the fraternity and sorority misconduct and adjudication process; and permanent revocation of un...

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  • Lorde: 'I found fame and criticism of my looks overwhelming'
Lorde: 'I found fame and criticism of my looks overwhelming'

When she concludes her chorus with "Let me live that fantasy", it's hard not to think that the fantasy the singer strives for wasn't quite as simple or limited as the thought of two lovers getting away from the maddening crowd. The lyric strikes me as one of the most powerful on the record. "I would meet American boys and be like, 'I don't even t...

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  • Sleep Apnea Factored In Carrie Fisher's Death, Coroner Reports
Sleep Apnea Factored In Carrie Fisher's Death, Coroner Reports

A heartbroken Reynolds died the day after her daughter; Fisher had died in 2010. Another factor contributing to her death was the build-up of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the coroner reportedly found. Carrie Fisher stars in Wishful Drinking , a one-woman show (and title of her best-selling memoir) in NY in 2009. Fisher, who was ...

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  • Markelle Fultz agrees to endorsement deal with Nike
Markelle Fultz agrees to endorsement deal with Nike

Boston will face the impending free agencies of its three top guards - Isaiah Thomas , Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart (who is restricted) - next summer, meaning this is their best chance to strike it big on the free agent market. L.A. has worked him out twice, and there's even been speculation that the Lakers might have promised Jackson they...

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  • Fleischmann: Important for baseball game to go on after shooting
Fleischmann: Important for baseball game to go on after shooting

Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner was one of two officers wounded when a gunman opened fire on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., where Republican lawmakers were practicing for a charity game. President Trump urged Americans on Thursday to pray for Rep. Steve Scalise as he fights for life a day after being shot on a baseball field. Th...

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  • Watch Coldplay's Newest Video 'All I Can Think About Is You'
Watch Coldplay's Newest Video 'All I Can Think About Is You'

You can listen to the song above, in the darkly ethereal lyric video directed by I Saw John First . The contemplative song's slowly unfurling bassline ushers in singer Chris Martin's countdown to messy world issues. The latter track will appear on the EP in a live version recorded in Tokyo. The Kaleidoscope EP is available to pre-order now...

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  • NC Central grad among those shot at baseball shooting
NC Central grad among those shot at baseball shooting

An emotional opening ceremony ahead of Thursday's congressional baseball game came to a peak as special agent David Bailey , a Capitol Police Officer injured in the line of fire during Wednesday's shooting in Alexandria, delivered the first pitch.

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  • Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News
Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News

Sad!" he wrote. "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great. The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. The Associated Press has requested the same records. Mr Trump's lawyer denounced the development and accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation of leak...

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  • Why Shares of Mattel Dropped Today
Why Shares of Mattel Dropped Today

The stock declined 1.24% or $0.28 reaching $22.37 on the news. (The) assumed coverage on shares of Mattel in a research note on Monday, February 13th. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 9th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.83%.

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  • US to issue rules to tighten individual travel restrictions to Cuba
US to issue rules to tighten individual travel restrictions to Cuba

In a bid to increase pressure on Cuba's government, Trump said individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba, allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, would once again be prohibited. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., Rep. "We'll take concrete steps to ensure that investments flow directly to the people so that they can open private busi...

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  • Taylor Swift's Music Reappears On Streaming Services After Singer Ends Boycott
Taylor Swift's Music Reappears On Streaming Services After Singer Ends Boycott

The announcement was made late yesterday evening by Taylor Swift's official fan account. She added, "Also, a lot of people were suggesting to me that I try putting new music on Spotify with 'Shake It Off, ' and so I was open-minded about it".

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  • Katy Perry says 'all the awards' she has won 'are fake'
Katy Perry says 'all the awards' she has won 'are fake'

That means almost 67 million of her followers were fake. Singer Justin Bieber is not far behind with nearly 97 million followers. The musician's current pinned tweet is an awesome video to promote her upcoming tour for her Witness album.

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  • Large Turnout For City Hall's Bat-Signal Ceremony Honoring Adam West
Large Turnout For City Hall's Bat-Signal Ceremony Honoring Adam West

DC is honoring the late Adam West by finally revealing one of the legendary actor's final roles. According to a press release by D.C. Comics, Garcetti was joined by the real-life L.A. Two red-and-black, sharp-finned Batmobiles were also parked outside the City Hall and fans lined up to take photos with it. The crowd, young and old, cheered ...

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  • I will retain my title at Money in the Bank: Jinder Mahal
I will retain my title at Money in the Bank: Jinder Mahal

Who should win these respective matches? Both of the pre-match discussions between the two teams of Money in the Bank participants were nicely handled. it really has been a revolution, and it's not something you would have seen 10 years ago, five years ago, 20 years ago, really ever. That narrows my prediction down to Natalya or Carmella , and...

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  • 1MDB: DoJ allegations not backed with proof
1MDB: DoJ allegations not backed with proof

In July 20 previous year, the DoJ had led a civil lawsuit seeking the forfeiture and recovery of more than US$1 billion in assets linked to what it described as an "international conspiracy to launder funds misappropriated" from 1MDB, the largest case ever brought by the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative.

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  • The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial
The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

Carter was 17 when she sent Roy messages encouraging him to take his end his life. Defense attorney Joseph Cataldo , says his defendant, Michelle Carter , was disappointed with being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the texting suicide death of Conrad Roy III as he leaves the Bristol County court house Friday, June 16, 2017...

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  • Legionnaires' Disease in Lenox Hill kills 1, sickens several other people
Legionnaires' Disease in Lenox Hill kills 1, sickens several other people

They say that person was in their 90s and had additional health conditions that contributed to their death. News of the Lenox Hill outbreak comes after the Florida Department of Health confirmed four cases of Legionnaires' Disease at two LA Fitness gyms, as reported by WKMG Monday.

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  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

That program applies to certain illegal aliens in the USA who arrived as children and met specific criteria. The states had argued that Obama had overstepped the powers granted to him by the Constitution, reports said. The announcement that DACA in its current form will remain in effect came at the bottom of a press release about the administra...

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  • Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day
Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day

Instead, the judge told the sequestered jurors to keep deliberating. If the jury can not agree it would result in a mistrial, leaving prosecutors with the decision of whether to again try Cosby , who is 79, or drop the case. Cosby said in a 2006 deposition that he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s. Quaaludes were the...

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  • Emmy Rossum recalls being asked to audition in a bikini
Emmy Rossum recalls being asked to audition in a bikini

I was really upset that he even asked me because this is a grown man. "Well, when your contract is up ..." And when it was finally public, it kind of took me aback. Something that at one time felt OK that it was unbalanced, started to feel not as good. "The scene is over, and I have a towel on, and the director comes over to me and he goes, 'Pam,...

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  • Shania Twain readies comeback with new single
Shania Twain readies comeback with new single

Twain wrote the song herself and it was produced by Matthew Koma and Ron Aniello. Her pop-leaning compositions were country largely because she was country and she said they were. "So, the song is about truth, pain, optimism, joy in pain, and it says everything I want to say after being gone so long". It's marvelous, it's irresistible - it's Come...

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  • Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict
Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict

The jury in Norristown, Pennsylvania, deliberated into Wednesday night after reviewing testimony from a police officer who interviewed Cosby about the incident in 2005. "We can not come to a unanimous consensus on any of these counts", the sequestered panel said in a note to the judge sent out at 11:06 a.m. after more than 30 hours of delibe...

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